Cohasset brought pressure Wednesday afternoon and controlled play throughout most of the opening half as they posted a 7-1 field hockey victory over Mashpee (7-7-1). Cohasset got on the scoreboard midway through the first half scoring off a scramble in front of the MHS net. A minute later they struck for a second time and two minutes later made it a 3-0 game.
Katryna Parvey had a couple of early runs for Mashpee down the left side on both occasions she reached the 20-yard line before the Skipper defense broke up the run. With 6:30 to play in the half Kelly Kalagher had a nice run passing the ball up to Morgen Morris, but once again the Falcons were turned back at the 20.
Briana Ball slipped inside the Cohasset defense with 4:45 left in the half and got the ball to Bridgette Richards, but the Falcons couldn’t get off a shot. Kalagher got off a shot in the final minutes, but had it knocked away before it reached the goalie.
Mashpee had two corner opportunities in the final two minutes. but aggressive play by the Cohasset goalie on each occasion broke up the Mashpee play.
Cohasset took a 4-0 lead in the opening minute of the second half, but with 26:59 still to play in the game, Alex Gumbert slid the ball across the front of the Cohasset net from right to left and Parvey slammed a hard shot into the back of the goal.
Mashpee continued to hammer away three minutes later with Parvey, Gumbert and Morris all in the action in front of the Skipper’s net. Morris had a nice run up the right side at the midway point of the half, but was stopped at the 20.
With 16:04 left Cohasset hit their fifth of the afternoon. Parvey had a breakaway with 14 minutes to go but was stopped inside the circle. The Skippers went up 6-1 with 2:46 to play and topped off the scoring in the final minutes with their seventh.
The Falcons spread the scoring around as they struck five times in a 5-0 victory over Southbridge on Saturday.
Mashpee had goals from Morris, Richards, Parvey and Kalagher and a solid performance in goal by Sam Fraser, who made 17 stops in preserving the shutout.